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The Best Mosquito Repellent for a Yard

The Best Mosquito Repellent for a Yard

Mosquitoes can be annoying when they swarm around you in your yard. But if they actually bite you, the potential danger can be more than just an annoyance. Mosquitoes are known to carry a number of different diseases in the U.S. While most of these diseases are rarely serious, in some cases mosquito borne illnesses […]

The Benefits of Professional Mosquito Control

The Benefits of Professional Mosquito Control

Mosquito season is rapidly approaching. As temperatures in Atlanta are routinely surpassing 50 degrees, mosquito eggs that were laid before winter are starting to hatch. Brand new swarms of mosquitoes are taking over our yards. Outdoor activity is becoming more enjoyable. But the mosquitoes that follow us through the warmer spring and summer months are […]

Picaridin Vs DEET

Picaridin Vs DEET: What You Need to Know

DEET is the tried and true reigning champion of mosquito repellents. It has been in use since the 1940s. DEET is endorsed by the World Health Organization and almost every local health organization as the most effective mosquito repellent. But there is a newcomer threatening to dethrone DEET. Picaridin has been available since 1998 in […]

When is It Time to Spray for Mosquitoes

When is It Time to Spray for Mosquitoes

This question is really three separate questions. The first question is about when it is time to even consider spraying for mosquitoes. What type of property or situation warrants spraying for mosquitoes? The second question is about time of year. When is mosquito season and when should I begin mosquito control measures? The third question […]

How to Protect Your Dog or Cat from Mosquito Bites

How to Protect Your Dog or Cat from Mosquito Bites

Dogs and cats are susceptible to mosquito bites just like humans. Mosquitoes can carry diseases unique to pets, especially heartworms. But don’t try to use traditional repellents you use on humans on pets. Many common insect repellents can be toxic to pets. Here are some tips from the professionals at Mr. Mister Mosquito Control on […]

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What Do Mosquitoes Hate

There is no question, DEET is the most recommended and most effective mosquito repellent. But there are some other things mosquitoes hate, too. Keeping some of these on hand can help keep mosquitoes away. Keep Away Mosquitoes With Things Mosquitoes Hate How do you keep mosquitoes away? The same way you can keep a person […]

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Busting Mosquito Repellent Myths

Mosquitoes are universally annoying, and sometimes carry dangerous diseases. So it is not surprising that a number of mosquito repellent myths have been circulating for many years. Want to tell fact from fiction? The professionals at Mr. Mister Mosquito Control have put together some of the most common mosquito repellent myths. Don’t be fooled! Why […]

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When Are Mosquitoes Most Active

There are over 3,500 species of mosquitoes, each with its own set of behaviors. There are 175 species found in the united States, but most mosquitoes you will encounter come from just three or four species. Unfortunately, among these species are mosquitoes that are active at dawn and dusk, in the evening, and during the […]

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Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others

It’s not in your head. Mosquitoes really do prefer some people more than others. There as many factors, such as the chemicals you produce, the bacteria that grow on your skin, and even blood type. Scientists have isolated a number of factors in mosquito preferences, and a number of simple things you can do avoid […]

Should I Worry About Zika in 2018?

2017 saw a dramatic drop in Zika cases compared to 2016, but the ongoing threat level varies depending on which experts you ask. Back in June of 2017, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention lifted the last of the travel advisories for Miami-Dade County. But some experts worry that there will still be localized […]